Former Pinebridge secondaries head Lambert joins Altamar Will open and run New York office for Madrid firm Altamar makes primary, secondary and co-investments Harvey Lambert, former head of secondaries at Pinebridge, is joining Madrid-based Altamar Capital Partners to open a New York office and help expand the firm’s presence in the United States. He left Pinebridge in […]
Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski
Worked on Latin America for much of the past nine years Kuczynski left firm last year Exec joined New York firm in 2007 Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, an economist who joined Rohatyn Group as senior adviser in 2007, became president-elect of Peru in a close election. For much of the past nine years, Kuczynski, 77, worked […]
private equity, limited partners, employment, executive staffing, recruitment
PRIVATE EQUITY FIRMS Midmarket private equity firm BV Investment Partners hired Stuart Brown as a partner. Previously, Brown served as managing director and head of the energy group at MHT Midspan. The firm also added Jerry Burgess, a founder and former CEO of Community Health Alliance of Tennessee, and Dev Chanchani, founder and former CEO of INetU, to its operating advisory […]
Need to Meet: Scott Estill, Partner, Skillcapital
Scott Estill, a partner in Skillcapital’s New York office who has nearly 20 years in M&A, saw something amiss with the valuation process in his previous positions. “The frustration point when I was a banker was that it is hard to model out returns with any sort of certainty,” Estill said. “There is often a fair amount […]
1 — Trilantic recently completed a $300 million investment in Indigo Minerals for natural gas assets in northwest Louisiana and east Texas. It’s been a tough environment for natural gas investors lately. Any reason you’re making this investment now? We’ve been investors in the natural gas space for a long period of time. We think […]
Ex-StepStone exec James Gamett launches firm Sweetwater focuses on health care, mortgage markets Gamett offers operating-company experience Sweetwater Capital, a new private equity firm aimed at the secondary market, sees its role as a separate-account manager that’s able to coach clients on managing individual companies languishing in GP and LP portfolios, according to the firm’s founder. […]
Frank Ranlett managed pension assets since 1995 Ran portfolio valued at about $10 bln as of 2014 Company searching for new PE chief Frank Ranlett, who ran private equity for AT&T’s corporate pension, retired last month, according to a person with knowledge of the company. Ranlett worked as director of alternative investments on AT&T’s corporate […]
Mike Sommers, American Investment Council, private equity, tax, legislation
Newly branded American Investment Council targeting mid-market Membership “an insurance policy against political risk,” says Mike Sommers Collaboration with ACG, ILPA on the horizon The Private Equity Growth Capital Council gave itself a facelift in May, changing its name to the American Investment Council and simplifying its mission statement as part of a broader effort to […]
private equity, limited partners, employment, executive staffing, recruitment
PRIVATE EQUITY FIRMS Blackstone appointed Daniel C. Heintzelman, formerly vice chairman at General Electric, as a senior adviser. Heintzelman will also serve as chairman of the Blackstone private equity portfolio company MB Aerospace, which makes and repairs engine components. He will provide counsel on the aerospace and industrial sectors. Middle-market private equity firm Calera Capital appointed Bob Bianco as operating partner. Formerly CEO of Menlo Worldwide, […]
1 – You were named co-head of 3i’s North America team last year with Richard Relyea. Why the interest in our region from a U.K. firm with offices worldwide? We’ve had good returns here. We have good deal flow in the U.S. market. It’s becoming a larger and larger market for 3i. North America represents […]

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